Stunted Newborn Risk Cut 31% With Lipid Supplement For Women
RCT with 7,300 women in four countries shows women who take a lipid-based supplement before pregnancy and early in gestation were 31% less likely to have an infant shorter in length and 22% less likely to deliver an infant small for gestational age.
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